Deloitte UK has appointed two independent
non-executives in response to the Audit Firm Governance Code.

Gerry Grimstone is currently chairman of
Standard Life and has previously held senior positions within the
Department of Health and Social Security, HM Treasury and

DeAnne Julius was a founding member of the
Monetary Policy Committee and is currently chairman of Chatham
House whilst serving on the boards of Roche Switzerland and Jones
Lang LaSalle USA.

Deloitte UK chairman David Cruickshank said
the non-executive board members will oversee the public interest
aspects of the firms business with the intention “to form an active
dialogue with the firm to help shape and influence our business,
not only in the interests of greater transparency, but also its
strategic direction and the way we work with clients.”

Commenting on her appointment Julius said “the
distinctive partnership structure of governance has demonstrated
its value in creating [Deloitte’s] success, and I look forward to
contributing to its further evolution in this new role as an
independent non-executive with a special focus on the public
interest dimension.”